2017 Lyon County Calendar

 

January    
2   NEW YEARS-OFFICE CLOSED
8th-11th   AFBF Convention, Pheonix, AZ
19 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
20   Young Farmer Leadership Conference, Covington, KY
21   Young Farmer Leadership Conference, Covington, KY
24   Murray Soybean Promotion Day, Murray, KY
25   Ag Expo, Owensboro, KY
February    
7   KY General Assembly Resumes Session
14   President's & VP's Conference, Louisville, KY
15   President's & VP's Conference, Louisville, KY
15th-18th   National Farm Machinery Show, Louisville, KY
16 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
25th-1st   Congressional Tour, Washington, DC
28   Scholarship Deadline (State & County)
March    
1   Congressional Tour, Washington, DC
    Food Check-Out Day
10th-11th   Women's Conference
13th-16th   Young Farmer Marketing Tour, St. Louis, MO
16   Certified Roadside Market Educational Meeting, BG, KY
16 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
20th-24th   Ag Literacy Week
April    
13   GOOD FRIDAY-OFFICE CLOSED
20 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
May    
18 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
29   MEMORIAL DAY-OFFICE CLOSED
June      
11th-15th   Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders, Murray, KY
15 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
Various   Regional Teacher Workshop
23   Deadline for Communications Award Submission
July    
4   4TH OF JULY-OFFICE CLOSED
    District Policy Development Meeting
14th-15th   Young Farmer Summer Outing
20 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
27   UK Corn, Soybean, Tobacco Field Day, Princeton, KY
August    
4   Application Submitted for Public Relations Award
17 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
24   Farm Bureau Day, State Fair, Louisville, KY
25   Deadline for Public Relations Award
September    
4   LABORY DAY-OFFICE CLOSED
8   Deadline for Information Award
16 5:00 PM County Safety Day @ Lyon Convention Center
16 6:00 PM County Annual Meeting @ Lyon Convention Center
28th-29th   Bluegrass and Backroads Tour, Bowling Green, KY
October    
6   Deadline for Safety Challenge
15   County Resolutions DUE to state office
19 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
20   Deadline for Women's Education & Mini Grant
    District Outstanding Youth Contest
31   Deadline for Distinguished Service Award

 

KFB Spotlight

Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Defense of Environment and Property Act of 2021
July 29, 2021
Statement from Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on Defense of Environment and Property Act of 2021

“We offer our thanks to Senator Rand Paul for introducing the Defense of Environment and Property Act of 2021 as we look forward to the clarity such legislation would bring to the Waters of the U.S. issue."

Finalists Named for 2021 Outstanding Young Farm Family Award
July 26, 2021
Finalists Named for 2021 Outstanding Young Farm Family Award

Three finalists have been named for the 2021 KFB OYFF honor, in recognition of their achievements as part of the farming community. This year’s finalists are Jonathan and Jessica Gaskins of Adair County, Mark and Wesley Thomas of Hardin County, and Daniel and Kristan Wright of Jefferson County. The winner will be announced at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Annual Meeting later this year.

Agricultural Exemption Number Required for Tax Exempt On-farm Purchases
July 25, 2021
Agricultural Exemption Number Required for Tax Exempt On-farm Purchases

Effective January 1, 2022, KRS 139.481 requires that farmers have an Agriculture Exemption Number for use on Forms 51A158 and 51A159 to make purchases exempt from sales tax.